SWAT TEAM CAPTURES A 2.3M CROC IN BATANG OYA

A crocodile measuring 2.3-metre was snared by the SARAWAK FORESTRY Corporation (SFC) Swift Wildlife Action Team (SWAT) on Wednesday in Batang Oya, Kampung Bakong.

SFC SWAT Kuching and Miri team launched the ‘search and destroy’ operation from 22 until 30 April 2019 after the 72 years old man was devoured by a crocodile at Kampung Bakong on April 16. They managed to take down the male crocodile and a post-mortem was conducted on the reptile but no remains are found. The culling operations will be continued until 30 April.